Five Things Friday: Thankful

by Molly Jo Realy @MollyJoRealy

This post is late again, but that’s because I’ve been trying to think what I could possibly write. This week I’ve been overwhelmed with a sense of thankfulness and gratitude. Not just for the season that it is, but because so many things come to mind that make me smile and fill my soul with joy.

Yes, thankfulness is what this post is about.

  1. Words. This goes without saying (no pun intended, y’all), but without words, I’d be lost. I am strongest, healthiest, happiest, when I’m able to communicate and network. Some creatives paint,
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Thankful For You

by Molly Jo Realy @MollyJoRealy

Today, now, this moment, I want to thank you. I want you to know how wonderful you are. To see yourself as the amazing, wonderful, incredible person you are. And I want to thank you for sharing yourself with the world.

Your light shines in a way no other light shines.

Your smile brightens days.

Your words give insight.

Your care brings joy to so many hearts.

Your laughter, your tears, your humanity draw others to you.

Because of you, there are less lonely people in the world.

Thank you.

And keep effervescing!

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#DoingTheWriteThing Recap: October 26, 2014

Sometimes I feel I haven’t done enough to advance my writing, but looking back at the two months since I started my GoFundMe campaign, I realize everything’s a matter of perspective.

You can click on the link or photo above to follow my progress with #DoingTheWriteThing, without having to make a donation. I truly appreciate support in all forms!

At the beginning of the year, my only resolution was to do life better.

Of course I haven’t accomplished everything on my list, but I have kept that drive alive to push forward no matter what.

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BETTER: Thanksgiving

This is a photo of the first Thanksgiving dinner I ever hosted. It was my first “on my own” holiday. After not completing college and living at home until Dot was nearly four years old, it was time to move out.

It was tough. I was working full-time and being a single parent of a young child had its moments. I often felt like I was failing. The budget rarely balanced. The apartment wasn’t always clean.

But we had love.

Isn’t that what people say? “We may be poor, but we’re rich in love.” That was, and continues to be, … read the rest. . .

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